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RQM, how to configure "Require Defects before Failed Results Reviewed" in the "Save Test Case Result" preconditions?


Ruben Sousa (045) | asked Aug 26 '14, 10:08 a.m.
Hi all,

in the preconditions and follow-up actions configuration page in RQM there are a few preconditions available for "Save Test Case Result (server). Among them one called "Require Defects before Failed Results Reviewed"

I understand this precondition should satisfy the following use case:
- user with non-admin role logs in the tool
- user selects a Test Execution Record and executes the manual test steps
- at least one step is marked as failed
- the user does not add or create a defect to report the failure
- the user finishes executing the manual steps and clicks on "Show Result"
- The tool prevents the user from opening / saving the result without associating a defect to it while the state is failed.

First question: is this the real intention of this process helper?
Second question: if so, what needs to be done to make it work?
So far I have configured the precondition in the process configuration, have tried to make it work in different ways and I can always complete the manual test execution with at least one failed step and no defect. Which should not be allowed when this restriction is active.

This is a very common requirement by customers to enforce completeness in the test results documentation.
Thanks in advance,
Ruben

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Vidya Malkarnekar (1.0k15) | answered Aug 26 '14, 2:39 p.m.
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 Hi Ruben,

The precondition  "Require Defects before Failed Results Reviewed" applies only when you are changing state of the test case result to "review". If there is no defect created for a failed result, the precondition kicks in when you try to Review the result.

I couldn't find any existing Enhancement request for the exact use case you are looking for. You can create a new one requesting the feature.

-Vidya

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